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  • The Trip

    The Trip

    ★★★½

    I think I'm missing more than I'm getting, but maybe that's just the red bull and coke.

  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★

    In a world full of high-adventure films with intense CGI and extraordinary plotlines, Paterson is a welcome glimpse into the content and ordinary life of a bus driver, who also writes poetry. It's beautiful in its simplicity and humility. It reminds us that ordinary time and ordinary life is actually extraordinary if we are attentive and patient. Even bus drivers and doctors can write beautiful poetry.

    Ah ha.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    I loved it visually and musically from the start. The colors, the light, the transitions - it all blended beautifully. For most of the movie the story felt backstage to the visuals and music - until the ending jazz club sequence. Then I liked the story. Then the alternate life sequence made me mad, and I hoped it wouldn't end like your typical musical. Then the jazz club scene came again, and finally I loved the story as well. I…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★

    Perhaps the best, and most raw/real superhero movie yet. A surprisingly religious story about the death of a man who can't die, but wants to all the same.

    Logan takes a child to the Eden she read about in a comic book, which he doubts actually exists but she believes along with the other children. They travel from a deserted wasteland to a lush, forest promised land. He dies for them on a tree. The girl doesn't speak verbally most…